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Top 10 famous markets in Nigeria and what they are famous for

Last Updated on June 25, 2021 by MyGh.Online

Walking into a Nigerian market, especially any of these listed here, requires a certain skill that has been mastered by mostly mothers.



Onitsha main market is considered as West Africa’s commercial powerhouse. From imported second-hand clothing to jewelry to industrial equipment, Onitsha has it all in its expansive market, considered the biggest market in terms of item availability and land size.



According to Omobola Johnson, a former Minister of ICT, computer village contributes about $2 billion to Nigeria’s economy annually. The market is considered the IT hub of Nigeria, where both indigenous and famous phone gadgets and accessories are sold.





Ladipo is the largest spare part market in Nigeria in terms of availability, because of the Lagos port. Electrical and mechanical spare parts of any kind, new and old, of any car brand is available here. This is where other vendors come to purchase parts.



At Bodija, you can purchase wholesale or retail foodstuff of your choice. It has a wide variety of fresh and dried produce sold at cheap prices. People troop in to buy cattle and foodstuff.



Oil mill market is known for the crowd of people that troop in every Wednesday to buy everyday foodstuff. You can buy fresh produce at very cheap prices at this market.

Benue, the food basket of the nation, is the home to the biggest yam market in Nigeria. Traders from all across the country come to Zaki biam to buy the high quality yams directly from the farmers at the market.



Kasuwar Kwari market in Kano has everything clothing and material. This is where people from all over Nigeria, and even west Africa, come to purchase quality handmade tie and dyed fabric at a cheap cost to go sell elsewhere.



Every Nigerian, at least once in their life, has heard of Alaba market where everything electronics and appliances are sold. This is also one of the biggest markets for Nollywood distribution.

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